Government’s Settled Status programme failing EU citizens

First, a big thank you to Bath for Europe for inviting me to be a guest blogger. I’m Véronique Martin, a French Bathonian of 30 years, the co-editor of the not-for-profit book In Limbo: Brexit testimonies from EU citizens in the UK and the associate director of the In Limbo Project. The In Limbo Project … More Government’s Settled Status programme failing EU citizens

The Brexit negotiations – risk of no-deal is high but might be overplayed

There is a lot of pessimism among Remainers. Many think a no-deal exit from the transition period at the end of the year is almost inevitable. Social media is awash with such thoughts. “It’s an ERG government. No deal its only policy” (‘Vonpole’ on Twitter on 4th June) being just one example. Even the indefatigable … More The Brexit negotiations – risk of no-deal is high but might be overplayed

Online event with Wera Hobhouse MP: “Being European in Brexit Britain”, Tuesday 16th June, 7 – 8 pm

Bath for Europe look forward to welcoming you to this Zoom event, the first in our new series of guest speaker evenings. Wera Hobhouse is the MP for Bath, and a candidate for leader of the Liberal Democrat party. Born in Germany, Wera is a founding member of Bath for Europe. She has a unique … More Online event with Wera Hobhouse MP: “Being European in Brexit Britain”, Tuesday 16th June, 7 – 8 pm

We Remain Relevant

As I self-isolate this Bank Holiday weekend, I feel united with millions across the land. We are all transfixed by Dominic Cummings’s brazen flaunting of the lockdown rules he was instrumental in formulating. His transgressions feel like a vicious slap in the face to everyone who has been navigating mixed messages from the hypocritical Government, … More We Remain Relevant

Virtual Europe Day March on Parliament, Saturday 9 May from 1 pm on Twitter and Facebook

Bath for Europe has forged an incredibly strong, vibrant community of campaigners. We have accomplished so much together and became a powerhouse in the Remain movement. We miss our marches, rallies, street stalls, talks and get-togethers! Steve Bray, otherwise known as ‘Mr Stop Brexit’, is organising a virtual pro-EU march on Parliament on Europe Day. … More Virtual Europe Day March on Parliament, Saturday 9 May from 1 pm on Twitter and Facebook

Brexit transition and the coronavirus crisis – what hope reason will prevail?

In February the coronavirus was just beginning to affect Europe. I guess many of us thought it would come and go like other viruses in recent history and would certainly not affect the Brexit negotiations. The big issue was the extent to which Boris Johnson was serious about no-deal if the EU didn’t back down … More Brexit transition and the coronavirus crisis – what hope reason will prevail?